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Which Comes First: Your Dream Home or Your Dream School? (Part 1 of 2)

Which Comes First: Your Dream Home or Your Dream School? (Part 1 of 2)

The public elementary, middle and high schools of the North Atlanta suburbs consistently rank on multiple “TOP 10 LISTS” of the best in the state of Georgia. Best that is determined by high numbers like test scores, teacher to studio ratios, graduation rates, and graduates attending college.

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The Most Sound Investments You Can Make in Your Big Investment! (Part 2 of 2)

The Most Sound Investments You Can Make in Your Big Investment! (Part 2 of 2)

INSIDE Moulding Chair Rail and Crown. Both types of moulding are literally considered “THE FINISHING TOUCH”, and are consistently in the top 5 of what home buyers are looking for. Mouldings are incredibly versatile allowing you to customize the room to the architecture of the house. You

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The Most Sound Investments You Can Make in Your Big Investment! (Part 1 of 2)

The Most Sound Investments You Can Make in Your Big Investment!  (Part 1 of 2)

The Little Things that Can Add Up Big. We’ve all heard kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. But there are other smaller investments and improvements that can add up to HUGE differences.  Home improvements that you can enjoy now and that will translate into an excellent financial return in

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Homeowners Insurance: Are You Covered?

Homeowners Insurance: Are You Covered?

Insurance can be complicated to navigate. The legal jargon, tiny print, and exclusion clauses are enough to confuse the brightest of us. Let’s look at the three most common types of homeowner’s insurance and shed some light on the subject. The Basic HO-1: the basic homeowner’s insurance

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Predicting the National Housing Market: How is 2017 Shaping Up? (Part 2 of 2)

Predicting the National Housing Market: How is 2017 Shaping Up? (Part 2 of 2)

3. Slowing price appreciation Nationally, home prices are forecast to slow to 3.9 percent growth year over year, from an estimated 4.9 percent in 2016. Of the top 100 largest metros in the country, 26 markets are expected to see price acceleration of 1 percent point or

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Predicting the National Housing Market: How is 2017 Shaping Up? (Part 1 of 2)

Predicting the National Housing Market: How is 2017 Shaping Up? (Part 1 of 2)

Determining the future is impossible. Especially the future of the real estate housing market in a post-election year! But back in early December of 2016, several Senior Economists, gave it a shot. They bravely predicted some trends and housing market conditions for 2017. Now that we are

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Does Your Home Need An Update? (Part 2 of 2)

Does Your Home Need An Update? (Part 2 of 2)

The Most Important Item for Your Re Model: The Contract. Negotiate a Contract, Then Review Every Word. Do not begin remodeling or updating project without a written contract. Make sure you and your contractor agree on the work that will be completed and how long it will

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Does Your Home Need An Update? (Part 1 of 2)

Does Your Home Need An Update? (Part 1 of 2)

  Almost everyone who goes through the process of updating their home has a story. Very often the story is full of ups and downs, twists and turns, but when it’s all said and done- there is a happy ending! No matter what your price point is,

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Alpharetta is Thinking Big. Again.

Alpharetta is Thinking Big. Again.

Alpharetta has grown from a 1000 person farm/equestrian rural outpost to a go getting population of 63,693 in 30 short years. Now a high-income, high-education white collar economy fueled by tech, financial and business services, medical technology and scientific research, Alpharetta is and continues to be a

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Property Taxes in Georgia – Understanding the Particulars Part Two of Two

Property Taxes in Georgia – Understanding the Particulars Part Two of Two

  As we covered in Part One of this blog, Georgia taxes are considered low compared to national averages. However when preparing an estimate of what your actual tax costs will be, it’s more complex. Unfortunately, It’s not one county one rate either as there can be

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